Miss Rodeo America 2020

Miss Rodeo America 2020 : The Miss Rodeo America Pageant is held annually in conjunction with the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Reigning State Rodeo Queens compete for the coveted crown of Miss Rodeo America by competing in the areas of appearance, horsemanship, and personality.

The Miss Rodeo America Pageant offers young women the opportunity to garner one of the richest experiences of their lives, while at the same time create solid foundations for their future endeavors. Lifelong friendships are made and many doors are opened—to all competitors, as well as the young lady selected to wear the coveted crown. Miss Rodeo America becomes a part of a great legacy…and part of history…yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

2020 Pageant Dates

This year’s pageant to select the 2020 Miss Rodeo America are scheduled for:
Sunday, December 1, 2019 – Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the Las Vegas Tropicana

Miss Rodeo America 2020 Schedule

Saturday, November 30, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Executive Board meeting
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Hospitality Room set-up Tickets, Store, Foundation Roses, Scrapbooks, Photographer, Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
4:00 p.m. MRAP Volunteer Meeting- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 2
7:00 p.m. Volunteer Reception- BY INVITATION ONLY

Sunday, December 1, 2019
8:00 a.m. Contestant Roll Call, Scrapbook Check-In, Master of Beef Advocacy Certificates, Ticket Drawing Stubs Check-In & Receive Official State Banners- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 3
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Contestant Orientation- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 3
9:45 a.m. Doors open to the public for Contestants’ Official Introductions
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Official Contestant Introductions & Visit with Miss Rodeo America-
Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba 10-11
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Contestants may have lunch with parents/family
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Contestants move into rooms & Wrangler clothing fittings
4:00 p.m. Parents must be off of the contestant floor
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Contestant Dinner Pizza Party & Gift Exchange sponsored by Miss Rodeo Montana Pageant
6:45 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. All Contestants Fashion Show Rehearsal

Monday, December 2, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Contestant Breakfast sponsored by Tropicana- Tropicana Savor Breakfast Buffet
7:30 a.m. Contestants’ Bus leaves hotel for Horsemanship at the South Point Hotel and Casino Arena
8:30 a.m. Miss Rodeo America 2018 sets the Horsemanship Pattern for Contestants at the discretion of judges
9:00 a.m. Doors open to the public for Horsemanship
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Contestant Horsemanship Competition sponsored by AQHA and Waddell & Reed- South Point Hotel and Casino Priefert Arena
1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Contestant & Judge Lunch- South Point Buffet
2:00 p.m. Attendees bus leaves South Point Hotel
2:30 p.m. Contestant bus leaves South Point Hotel
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Contestant Written Test
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Contestant Personality Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsals
5:00 p.m. – 6:00p.m. Parent Social for Contestants’ Parents- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 1
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. President’s Welcome Celebration sponsored by Miss Rodeo Oregon Pageant, Miss Rodeo Iowa Pageant, Miss Rodeo Illinois, Oklahoma Rodeo Pageants Council, Inc., Miss Rodeo Wyoming, and Miss Rodeo Washington- Havana Room
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. All Contestants Fashion Show Rehearsal

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Contestant Breakfast sponsored by Tropicana- Tropicana Savor Breakfast Buffet
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Contestant Personality Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsal
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. National Directors Meeting- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 1-2
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. National Advisory Council Meeting- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 3
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation Luncheon sponsored by MRA Scholarship Foundation- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba 11
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Personality interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsal
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. MRAI Annual Meeting- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 1-2
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
5:30 p.m. Contestants leave to attend the WNFR Welcome Reception – South Point Hotel and Casino

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Contestant Breakfast sponsored by Tropicana- Tropicana Savor Breakfast Buffet
7:45 a.m. Doors open to the public for Speeches
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Contestants’ Speeches- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Contestants’ private time in Hospitality Room
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. All contestants’ Fashion Show Rehearsal
10:30 a.m. Photogenics Judging
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
12:00 p.m. – 1:00p.m. Contestant, Judge & Executive Board Lunch sponsored by Traction Financial Partners
1:00 p.m. – 5:00p.m. Rodeo Royalty Seminar- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 2-3
1:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Contestant Horsemanship Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsal
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation Annual Board Meeting- Tropicana Conference Center Montecristo 1
5:30 p.m. Contestants leave to attend PRCA Awards Banquet- South Point Hotel & Casino

Thursday, December 5, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Contestant Breakfast sponsored by Fellowship of Christian Cowboys- Tropicana Savor Breakfast Buffet
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Lady in Waiting Breakfast with MRA followed by LIW Social sponsored by Miss Rodeo New Mexico Pageant & Scholarship Association- Tropicana Oakville Restaurant
8:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Contestant Horsemanship Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsal
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Silent Auction- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom
11:00 a.m. Doors Open to Public for PRCA Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PRCA Luncheon sponsored by Greeley Stampede, Ogden Pioneer Days, Miss Rodeo Colorado Pageant, Miss Rodeo Utah- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Contestant Horsemanship Interviews/Fashion Show Rehearsal
5:30 p.m. Contestant Bus leaves for WNFR Performance
6:00 p.m. Contestant & Judge Dinner at WNFR sponsored by Colors of a Cowgirl & Gordon Insurance -Thomas & Mack Arena
6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Contestants, Judges and Chaperones attend 1st Performance of WNFR-Thomas & Mack Arena
6:45 p.m. Live Feed of WNFR- Cohiba Ballroom

Friday, December 6, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Contestant Breakfast sponsored by Tropicana- Tropicana Savor Breakfast Buffet
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Contestant and Committee Fashion Show Rehearsal
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
11:15 a.m. Doors Open to the Public for Fashion Show
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fashion Show & Luncheon- Tropicana Conference Center Trinidad Pavilion
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hospitality Room open- Tickets/Store/Foundation Roses/Vendors- Tropicana Conference Center Partagas 2-3
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Contestant Lunch sponsored by Beth & Katherine Merck
3:15 p.m. –5:45 p.m. All Contestant Coronation Rehearsals
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Parents to pick up Contestants’ Scrapbooks- Partagas 2-3
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Contestants sign autographs at Tropicana WNFR Viewing Party Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Contestants attend Live Feed of WNFR- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom
8:45 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. Contestant Dinner sponsored by Davie Pro Rodeo/Troy Weekley
9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Contestant Coronation Rehearsals

Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Contestant Breakfast sponsored by Western Runway + Boutique.Style- Tropicana Savor Breakfast Buffet
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Contestant Coronation Rehearsals
11:30 a.m. Contestants Travel to Las Vegas Events Cowboy Christmas at Las Vegas Conference Center
12:00 p.m. – 2:00p.m. Contestant Lunch sponsored by Las Vegas Events & Shopping with family & friends- Cowboy Christmas
2:15 p.m. Contestants line up for Justin Boot Parade
2:30 p.m. Justin Boot Parade- Las Vegas Events Cowboy Christmas at Las Vegas Conference Center
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation Auction- Las Vegas Events Cowboy Christmas at Las Vegas Conference Center
5:15 p.m. Contestants depart Las Vegas Convention Center
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Contestants sign autographs at Tropicana WNFR Viewing Party- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom
6:45p.m. Live Feed of WNFR- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom
7:15 p.m. Contestant Dinner sponsored by Shumway Farms
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Cowgirl’s Night Out- Contestants ONLY

Sunday, December 8, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Contestant Breakfast sponsored by Miss Rodeo America Pageant Chaperones- Tropicana Savor Breakfast Buffet
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Judges Debriefing & Breakfast with Executive Board
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Contestant Coronation Rehearsal
10:00 a.m. Doors Open to Public for Coronation
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Miss Rodeo America 2020 Coronation Performance- Tropicana Theater
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet & Greet/Press Conference with Miss Rodeo America 2020
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Inventory & Storage of all MRA Items
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Clear Contestant and Chaperones Suites
3:00 p.m. Press Credentials MRA 2020- WNFR Thomas & Mack
3:30 p.m. PRCA Press Conference- WNFR Thomas & Mack
5:00 p.m. Contract signing with Miss Rodeo America 2020
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Family time for Miss Rodeo America 2020
6:45 p.m. Live Feed of WNFR- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom
7:00 p.m. MRA 2020 Sponsor/Award Photo Shoot

Monday, December 9, 2019
Time TBD Official Photo Shoot for Miss Rodeo America 2020
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Finish Inventory and packing for storage
8:00 a.m. MRAI Executive Board Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Contestants’ final room check-out
6:45 p.m. Live Feed of WNFR- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
6:45 p.m. Miss Rodeo America 2020 introduced at WNFR Performance – Thomas & Mack Arena
6:45 p.m. Live Feed of WNFR- Tropicana Conference Center Cohiba Ballroom